Results tagged ‘ Carlos Martinez ’

Discover: Weekend Warriors

National League's Drew Pomeranz, of the San Diego Padres, throws during the fourth inning of the MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 12, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

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Tsunami checks in with fans

In a fresh post to his The Wave of Perseverance MLB.com/blog, Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez discusses his offseason workouts and what motivates him to take the next step in 2016. Tsunami also talks about his charity work, specifically a recent glove drive to help out underprivileged kids in his hometown of Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. Make sure you’ve subscribed to his blog to get real-time updates on future posts!

Carlos Martinez speaks to fans

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On the heels of the news that his 2015 season has come to an abrupt end because of a shoulder issue, Cardinals second-year phenom Carlos Martinez took the opportunity to send a message to fans through his The Wave of Perseverance MLB Pro Blog. In the post, Martinez says he’ll be in the dugout cheering on his teammates as they look to bring the franchise a 12th World Series championship. He also talks about his charitable initiative that is looking to get gloves to underprivileged kids in his hometown in the Dominican Republic.

Discover: Home Run Derby Monday

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Sporting a new seeded-and-bracketed look, the Gillette Home Run Derby will entertain fans tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. DrewZuhoskiDaily! goes over the new format and rules, while The Rainout Blog hopes it doesn’t have any material tonight. The Cubs have two participants in Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant, so Muskat Ramblings asked their teammates who would claim bragging rights in the clubhouse. Elsewhere, Britt Ghiroli has quotes from the Orioles’ Manny Machado on his approach going into the event. (more…)

Discover: Weekend Warriors

Carlos Martinez

The deadline to have your say in the Esurance All-Star Game 2015 Final Vote is today at 4 p.m. ET, so if you haven’t already voted, get on it! If you missed it, Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez appealed to fans to #VoteTsunami in his MLB Pro Blog, The Wave of Perseverance, then went out and tossed 7 1/3 scoreless innings Thursday night. Meanwhile, Better Off Red is pulling out all the stops to get hometown pitcher Johnny Cueto to the All-Star Game. (more…)

Discover: The Final Vote Campaigns Begin

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As you’re undoubtedly aware, the Esurance All-Star Game 2015 Final Vote is under way, as fans have until Friday, July 10, at 4 p.m. ET to decide the 34th and final roster spots for both leagues at this summer’s Midsummer Classic. One of our own, Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez, is on the ballot! Elsewhere, Dodger Insider is leading the charge to get reigning NL MVP Clayton Kershaw to Cincinnati, while Better Off Red urges fans to #VoteCueto. In the AL, Sons of ’84 wants you to vote “Yo,” and Drinking the Royals Blue Aid is counting on another big voting performance from Kansas City fans to help out Mike Moustakas. (more…)

Martinez visits local youth league

10257428_975662842486625_5493934585763128425_nThursday was Carlos Martinez Day in Fairmont City, Illinois, as the Cardinals starter stopped by Granby Park to meet youngsters and work with them on baseball skills. The player nicknamed “Tsunami” wrote about the experience in his new MLB Pro Blog, The Wave of Perseverance — complete with photos and video of the event. He also explained why this type of work is so important to him, given his upbringing. Take a look, leave Carlos a comment, and make sure you’re Following his blog so you get notifications of new posts via email!

 

Discover: Weekend Warriors

MLB.com’s Richard Justice has been busy with his Justice4U blog. In a pair of posts today, the veteran scribe makes a case for the Rays as the most interesting team in baseball and wonders whether we’re asking the right question about Troy Tulowitzki. (more…)

Introducing: The Wave of Perseverance


We’re delighted to announce the latest addition to our MLB Pro Blogs family: Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez’s The Wave of Perseverance. In his third year in the big leagues, the right-hander boasts a 3-0 mark so far this season for the red-hot Redbirds, owners of the best record in baseball. Now the player nicknamed “Tsunami” is connecting with fans through his blog. Head over to see what he has to say and welcome him to our community with a comment! (more…)